STACY R. METTIER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In the medical literature of recent years attention has been called to a type of anemia usually associated with immature red and white cells in the peripheral blood. This anemia has been described under such titles as myelophthisic anemia,1 leuko-erythroblastic anemia,2, 3 myelosclerosis associated with a leukemoid blood picture,4 megakaryocytic myelosis with osteosclerosis,5 and, simply, a leukemoid reaction.6 The data reported in the various cases so described suggest that the underlying structural changes of the marrow were essentially sclerotic in character.
During the past several years a large number of patients with anemia have been examined at the University of
METTIER SR. HEMATOLOGIC ASPECTS OF SPACE CONSUMING LESIONS OF THE BONE MARROW (MYELOPHTHISIC ANEMIA)1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:436–448. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-436
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):436-448.
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